The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 153 153 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.12% 17.71% 15.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.78% 19.67% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 83 91
Average daily rate
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£414 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
912 778 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.12% 90.05% 91.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 395 426
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 48 39
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £22.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 104 (32.60%) JavaScript
1 104 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (28.84%) C#
3 91 (28.53%) HTML
4 87 (27.27%) .NET
4 87 (27.27%) CSS
5 74 (23.20%) MVC
6 70 (21.94%) SQL
7 66 (20.69%) SQL Server
8 61 (19.12%) Finance
9 55 (17.24%) Web Services
10 54 (16.93%) jQuery
11 52 (16.30%) AngularJS
11 52 (16.30%) Java
12 46 (14.42%) Scrum
13 45 (14.11%) TDD
14 44 (13.79%) Oracle
15 41 (12.85%) HTML5
16 39 (12.23%) UNIX
17 37 (11.60%) IBM
18 35 (10.97%) Ab Initio
19 34 (10.66%) CSS3
20 33 (10.34%) Security Cleared
20 33 (10.34%) Big Data
20 33 (10.34%) Low Latency
20 33 (10.34%) Microsoft
20 33 (10.34%) Shell Script
21 32 (10.03%) ASP.NET
21 32 (10.03%) DataPower
22 31 (9.72%) Python

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 20 (6.27%) CMS
3 15 (4.70%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
4 11 (3.45%) Oracle Spatial
5 6 (1.88%) Node.js
6 5 (1.57%) Drupal
6 5 (1.57%) Apache
7 4 (1.25%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.25%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.94%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.31%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.94%) DOC1
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.51%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.19%) HFM
4 3 (0.94%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.31%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.31%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.19%) SaaS
3 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.94%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.31%) Force.com
5 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.33%) HTTP
2 11 (3.45%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.51%) Internet
4 5 (1.57%) SSL
5 4 (1.25%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) SSH
6 1 (0.31%) LTE
6 1 (0.31%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 33 (10.34%) Big Data
3 26 (8.15%) DB2
4 25 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
5 22 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (4.70%) MySQL
6 15 (4.70%) BusinessObjects
7 14 (4.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 9 (2.82%) Relational Database
10 7 (2.19%) Hyperion Smart View
10 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 7 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (2.19%) NoSQL
10 7 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.19%) QlikView
11 6 (1.88%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 15 (4.70%) TeamCity
3 12 (3.76%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.82%) Selenium
5 8 (2.51%) Visual Studio
5 8 (2.51%) NUnit
5 8 (2.51%) Subversion
5 8 (2.51%) MSTest
6 4 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.94%) Grunt
7 3 (0.94%) gulp
8 2 (0.63%) JUnit
8 2 (0.63%) Maven
8 2 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.63%) NetAdvantage
9 1 (0.31%) Xcode
9 1 (0.31%) jMock
9 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 61 (19.12%) Finance
2 15 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.19%) Retail
3 7 (2.19%) Marketing
4 5 (1.57%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.25%) Banking
6 3 (0.94%) General Ledger
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Advertising
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (28.53%) HTML
2 87 (27.27%) .NET
2 87 (27.27%) CSS
3 55 (17.24%) Web Services
4 54 (16.93%) jQuery
5 52 (16.30%) AngularJS
6 41 (12.85%) HTML5
7 34 (10.66%) CSS3
8 32 (10.03%) ASP.NET
9 30 (9.40%) XML
10 24 (7.52%) WebSphere MQ
11 23 (7.21%) REST
12 22 (6.90%) Spring
13 20 (6.27%) WCF
13 20 (6.27%) RESTful
14 19 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (5.64%) Hibernate
16 17 (5.33%) SOAP
17 16 (5.02%) JMS
17 16 (5.02%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 32 (10.03%) DataPower
2 21 (6.58%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.08%) User Experience
4 11 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.45%) GIS
4 11 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.51%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (1.88%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.25%) Clustering
7 4 (1.25%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.63%) CMDB
8 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
9 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.31%) FMCG
9 1 (0.31%) iPhone
9 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.31%) iPad
9 1 (0.31%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.23%) UNIX
2 22 (6.90%) Windows
3 18 (5.64%) Linux
4 12 (3.76%) AIX
4 12 (3.76%) Solaris
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS X
5 4 (1.25%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.25%) Windows Phone
6 3 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.63%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.63%) Android
8 1 (0.31%) CentOS
8 1 (0.31%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (32.60%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (23.20%) MVC
3 46 (14.42%) Scrum
4 45 (14.11%) TDD
5 33 (10.34%) Low Latency
6 21 (6.58%) Data Protection
7 19 (5.96%) Software Engineering
7 19 (5.96%) OO
8 18 (5.64%) OOP
8 18 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (5.64%) Unit Testing
9 16 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (4.70%) E-Commerce
10 15 (4.70%) Workflow
11 14 (4.39%) CRM
11 14 (4.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (4.08%) System Testing
13 12 (3.76%) Analytics
14 11 (3.45%) User Stories
14 11 (3.45%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (32.60%) JavaScript
2 92 (28.84%) C#
3 70 (21.94%) SQL
4 52 (16.30%) Java
5 33 (10.34%) Shell Script
6 31 (9.72%) Python
7 26 (8.15%) T-SQL
8 16 (5.02%) PHP
9 6 (1.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 5 (1.57%) Ruby
11 4 (1.25%) VBA
11 4 (1.25%) C++
12 3 (0.94%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.94%) VB
12 3 (0.94%) PHP5
12 3 (0.94%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.63%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.63%) XAML
13 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (2.82%) Degree
4 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
4 4 (1.25%) IBM Certification
5 2 (0.63%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.31%) MCSD
6 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.31%) Netcool
1 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
1 1 (0.31%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (13.79%) Oracle
2 37 (11.60%) IBM
3 35 (10.97%) Ab Initio
4 33 (10.34%) Microsoft
5 9 (2.82%) Telerik
6 7 (2.19%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (1.57%) SAP
7 5 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.57%) Thunderhead
8 4 (1.25%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.25%) Talend
9 3 (0.94%) Cincom
9 3 (0.94%) Google
9 3 (0.94%) BMC
9 3 (0.94%) CA
10 2 (0.63%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.63%) Adobe
10 2 (0.63%) HP
10 2 (0.63%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.31%) Xamarin
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